Tag Archives: Herb

Smoking The House Clean

Now that even the calendar that is based on the Romans’ reckoning of the year has let us know that a new year is upon us (Celts and others may have celebrated that already at the Winter Solstice), we are … Continue reading

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30 Days of Women and Herbs – Frauendreissiger – Nr. 13

(Deutsche Version unter der Englischen) Chamomile (Matricaria recuita) This flower, which can easily be confused with the Marguerite, is used externally to disinfect wounds and to soften scar tissue. It has also some pain relieving effect. Internally, the plant that … Continue reading

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30 Days of Women and Herbs – Frauendreissiger – Nr. 4

(Deutsche Version unter der englischen) This fourth plant in the series is a typical Druid herb. Groundpine (Lycopodium clavatum) The scientific name means Wolf’s Paw, whereas the German name, Bärlapp, means Bear’s Paw. So, the people of the classical period … Continue reading

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30 Days of Women and Herbs – Frauendreissiger – Nr. 2

(Deutsche Version unter der Englischen) And on we go with the herbs, this one an example for herbs that are typically collected at the Summer Solstice, though. Before I get into details, here’s a nice lore about witches and herbs, … Continue reading

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30 Days of Women and Herbs – Frauendreissiger – Nr. 1

(Deutsche Version unter der Englischen.) So they have begun, the thirty days where the Goddess infuses all herbs with her power threefold. Just to clarify, though: There are some herbs that are associated with other days like the summer solstice as well, (e.g. St. … Continue reading

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